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Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight

by Mark Buchanan and Mark Buchanan

Even for the religious, life is full of questions: What is faith? Can my life be more satisfying? How can I deepen my walk with Christ? What does it mean to be happy? These bubble and boil underneath the surface of our everyday life. And though we ignore them, we know they point us to realms of wisdom or even mystery-to something more.Author Mark Buchanan as… Read more…

Rest of God

Rest of God

by Mark Buchanan and Mark Buchanan

Widely-acclaimed author Mark Buchanan states that what we've really lost is 'the rest of God-the rest God bestows and, with it, that part of Himself we can know only through stillness.' Stillness as a virtue is a foreign concept in our society, but there is wisdom in God's own rhythm of work and rest. Jesus practiced Sabbath among those who h… Read more…

Spiritual Rhythm

Spiritual Rhythm

by Mark Buchanan and Mark Buchanan

“Abide in me,” Jesus tells us, “and you will bear much fruit.” Yet too often we forget that fruit needs different seasons in order to grow. We measure our spiritual maturity by how much we do rather than how we are responding to our current spiritual season. In Spiritual Rhythm, Mark Buchanan replaces our spirituality of busyness with a spir… Read more…

Crafting a Rule of Life An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way

Crafting a Rule of Life An Invitation to the Well-Ordered Way

by Mark Buchanan and Stephen A. Macchia

Your personal rule of life is a holistic description of the Spirit-empowered rhythms and relationships that create, redeem, sustain and transform the life God invites you to humbly fulfill for Christ's glory. All of us have an unwritten personal rule of life. We wake at certain times, get ready for our days in particular ways, use our free time… Read more…

Year of Living Prayerfully

Year of Living Prayerfully

by Mark Buchanan and Jared Brock

Although 90 percent of us pray, very few of us feel as if we have mastered prayer. A Year of Living Prayerfully is a fascinating, humorous, globe-trotting exploration of prayer that will help you grow your own prayer life.While working on a humanitarian project related to exposing human trafficking, Jay and Michelle Brock felt they needed better and stronger… Read more…